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We could have done without the football on a big screen (no one was watching) but the cafe was lovely & friendly. A great night was had by all. The hosts were lovely & friendly & put up with a lot of us making merry.
I was back in Chinon in October. I was travelling solo this time, and found the cafe to be just as lovely as before. J-F and his wife are wonderful hosts, and the cafe is comfortable and affordable. They often have sports on the telly,...More
I was there in August with my niece and her boyfriend. JF went well out of his way to make all of us feel at home. He really is a charming man, and seems to know everyone. The cafe hits all the right notes, and...More
We were only in Chinon for three nights and we went here every night because of how superb JF was. He was hilarious, spoke great English, and knew almost every person who walked through the ally—a telling sign of his and the bar's reputation in...More
Spent Friday evening here drinking Leffe Ruby and listening to mostly blues music with the occasional Motown track on the side. A bar of considerable atmosphere created by the owner as much as the decor and the music. Open till 2/3am but you would need...More
This is our place in Chinon, we come to Café Français on our free evenings just to have a beer, a chat and to relax. Severine and Jef are always friendly, the beer is nice and we really enjoy being served Nüssli when we visit....More
Whenever we have a night off and like to relax, we come to the Café Français. It is tucked away in a little pedestrian street, just behind the Hôtel de Ville, bang in the center of Chinon, with some outside tables in summer. There is...More
Jean-François and Séverine are wonderful hosts and their warm welcome reaches into every corner of the Café Français. Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 6pm until very very late, they are always delighted to see you whether it's for a coffee, a quick drink or an...More